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Tag: Neet

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IMA to protest NMC bill tomorrow

New Delhi: Healthcare services at many private hospitals in the country are likely to be hit tomorrow as the  Indian Medical Association  has called for suspending routine services for 12 hours to protest a Bill seeking to replace the  Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body. Services at outpatient departments (OPDs) of many private […]

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Attention NEET aspirants, Centre adds over 5,800 PG seats in medical colleges

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In a bid to increase the number of doctors in country for providing better healthcare facilities to the growing population, over 5,800 post-graduate seats have been added this year in medical colleges across the country. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister of State for Health and […]

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NEET, JEE may be held twice a year

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges and the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for admission to engineering colleges might be conducted twice a year, informed Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Upendra Kushwaha in the Lok Sabha on Monday. In reply to a written question in […]

NEET
CBSE NEET 2018: Exam in May, online forms likely in January

New Delhi:  The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2018 in May next year. The notification and online application forms for the examination are likely to be released in January though no official notice has been published yet. As per the recent report by a leading […]

Admission to MBBS courses: SC refuses to extend date

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) has refused to extend the admission date to fill up vacant seats in super-specialty, post-graduate and MBBS courses beyond September 14. Stating that it would not be appropriate to extend the date, a three-judge Bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra agreed to the argument […]

How is centre planning to impose NEET without states' consent?

New Delhi: Hitting out at the Modi government over the suicide of a Dalit medical aspirant in Tamil Nadu, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury today sought to know how was the Centre planning to “impose” NEET examinations without taking states on board. 17-year-old Anitha, daughter of a daily wage earner, allegedly hanged herself at her […]

Protests in Tamil Nadu over suicide of student

Chennai: Political parties and student organisations in Tamil Nadu held protests and shouted slogans against the state and central governments on Saturday following the suicide of 17-year-old Dalit student S. Anitha, who had spearheaded the fight against the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges. In the state capital here, Dalit party VCK and […]

No common engineering entrance examination from 2018: HRD Ministry

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has decided not to go ahead with the plan to bring in a common engineering entrance exam from 2018. The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) had earlier in March announced that a national-level common entrance examination for engineering colleges would be conducted from 2018. Breaking […]

CBSE not to hold single entrance exam like NEET for engineering

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is not going to conduct NEET-like single entrance exam for engineering from next year. A decision in this regard, on Sunday, came from the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry. The HRD ministry stated that it will not be possible to hold single entrance exam for engineering […]

Odisha Sangeeta Agrawal in top 20 NEET 2019 results
NEET 2017: Allahabad HC directs CBSE to revise merit list

Bhubaneswar/Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to revise marks awarded to all candidates who had appeared in the NEET exam this year. It has asked CBSE to decide the merit list accordingly in view of incorrect reply for one of the 180 objective type questions provided […]

SC asks CBSE to set similar questions for NEET in regional languages

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court pulled up the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today for setting different questions for students appearing the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in regional languages. Observing that there must be a common paper for NEET examinations, the top court ordered the CBSE and Centre to file an affidavit […]

NEET Counselling 2017: Second round seat allotment under All India Quota announced

New Delhi: The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), on Tuesday, published the second allotment list based on the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) rank under All India Quota (AIQ) seats. Students, who participated in the second round of counseling, can check their allotment status on the official website of MMC. Students having name in the […]

Neet
NEET exams: Question paper to be same for all languages

Bhubaneswar: The Students appearing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) across the country will have same question papers or the translation of the question paper in English. Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar has said on Saturady, vernacular question papers for the NEET will be mere translation of the question paper in English. “The […]

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MBBS, BDS admission: Counselling for OJEE rank holders today

Bhubaneswar: Counselling for OJEE rank holders to take admission into MBBS and BDS courses at government and privately-run medical colleges under the State quota will be held from today. At 10 am, students can begin online registration and take part in the counselling for medical courses. The process will continue till 5 pm on July 17. […]

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Medical admissions: Dispelling NEET-State counselling dilemma

Bhubaneswar: With registrations for counselling of candidates who successfully cleared National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 meant for admissions into various medical and dental colleges for MBBS and BDS degrees already underway; Odisha is ready with the tentative dates for its own counselling for admissions into colleges in the State. Students are caught in […]

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NEET counselling underway; results on July 15

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: The round one registration for counselling of candidates who successfully cleared National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 meant for admissions into various medical and dental colleges for MBBS and BDS degrees began today. For registration, candidates can log into the website of the Medical Counselling Committee which is conducting the counselling. […]

Neet
NEET Results: Odisha boy secures 28th rank

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Krishansis Dash of Odisha has secured the 28th All India Rank in National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017, the results of which were declared a few moments ago. Conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), around 35,000 from Odisha had appeared the test. Around 11 lakh students from all over […]

SC permits CBSE to declare NEET 2017 results

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed a Madras High Court order restraining the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) from declaring the result of NEET 2017 for under graduate medical courses. Permitting the board to declare the results and go ahead with consequential steps including counselling and admissions, the vacation bench of Justice […]

Neet
Four teachers suspended for asking girl to remove innerwear for NEET

Kannur/Thiruvananthapuram: Four women teachers who are believed to have asked a girl to remove her top innerwear before entering the classroom to write the NEET entrance exam at a school near Kannur have been suspended for a month by the school authorities. The state police is to probe the incident, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. […]

NEET
NEET shocker: Female candidate says asked to remove innerwear

Kannur: In a shocking incident, a female candidate who appeared at a NEET centre here on Sunday claimed she had to remove her innerwear before sitting for the entrance test. Other women candidates too faced a harrowing experience due to a strict dress code in force. The anguished candidate told media persons after attempting the […]

NEET
30,000 students appear NEET in State; results on June 8

Bhubaneswar: As many as 30,000 aspirants from Odisha appeared in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam held today in three cities of State- Bhubaneswar, Berhampur and Rourkela. The national level entrance exam was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admissions into medical and dental courses across the country. The […]

NEET
30,000 aspirants from Odisha to appear NEET tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: As many as 30,000 aspirants from Odisha will take the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) tomorrow. As per the direction of the Supreme Court, the national level entrance exam is being conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admissions into medical and dental courses. 10 lakh students all over the country […]

MEDICA
Fate of Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College & Hospital hangs in balance

Mayurbhanj: Uncertainty now looms large over the admission and academics for newly set up Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital even as the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is scheduled to be held on May 7. The medical college is yet to get necessary approvals for academics as the Medical Council of India […]

NEET
NEET to be held in 23 more cities

New Delhi: With a record over 11 lakh students registering for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to undergraduate medical course, the CBSE on Friday announced 23 more new examination cities taking the total number to 103. As against over 8.02 lakh candidates in 2016, this year, the number of candidates registering for […]

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Naveen writes to Nadda seeking removal of 3-attempt cap on NEET-UG

Bhubaneswar: Expressing concern over the restriction on number of attempts for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG), chief minister Naveen Patnaik today wrote to Union Health minister Jagat Prakash Nadda seeking his intervention to remove the restriction. “It is surprising to note that before taking such an important decision, which will decide the future of […]

NEET 2017
CBSE introduces new rules for NEET 2017

Bhubaneswar: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has introduced new rules for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) scheduled to be held on May 7 this year. Talking to media persons here today, chairman of Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) Tushar Kumar Nath said the students can apply online on the newly created […]

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Pradhan appeals Nadda to add Odia as medium in NEET

Bhubaneswar: Blaming Odisha government for not facilitating local students to appear for the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) in their mother tongue, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today appealed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to reconsider its decision. “In the larger interest of the students of the state I request you to reconsider […]

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Patnaik seeks inclusion of Odia language in NEET

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention for inclusion of Odia language as a medium of examination in the prestigious National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical courses. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Patnaik urged to include Odia language in the NEET for the larger interest of […]

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BJD wants NEET to be deferred till next year

BJD Rajya Sabha MP Dilip Tirkey has demanded deferment of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission into medical courses this year

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First phase of NEET begins

Bhubaneswar: As many as 30,000 students from Odisha appeared in the first phase of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET-I) conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday. About 6, 50, 000 students appeared in the entrance test, which is being conducted across the country as per the directive of the Supreme Court. […]

30,000 from Odisha to appear in NEET-I tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Nearly 30,000 students from Odisha will appear in the first phase National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET-I) on Sunday.

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Experts, students welcome SC order on medical entrance

Educationists and students of Odisha hailed the Supreme Court’s revocation of its 2013 order while allowing private colleges across the country to take in students for MBBS and BDS courses on the basis of entrance tests conducted under the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)

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